News Releases - Government of New Brunswick https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick en New Brunswickers can now register damage related to Feb. 28-29 heavy rainfall https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.03.0097.html New Brunswick residents affected by the heavy rainfall on Feb. 28-29 can report related property damage by calling 1-888-298-8555 or by registering online. Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:00:00 -0400 Statement on the passing of Brian Mulroney https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.03.0096.html The following message of condolence was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs following the passing of former prime minister Brian Mulroney. Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:07:00 -0400 Statement regarding flooding in Sussex https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.02.0093.html The following statement was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs regarding the flooding in Sussex. Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:26:00 -0400 Applications for N.B. Workers Benefit now being accepted https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.02.0087.html Online and paper applications for the one-time N.B. Workers Benefit of $300 are now being accepted, until June 30. Tue, 27 Feb 2024 08:34:00 -0400 Supporting working New Brunswickers https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.02.0085.html The following statement was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs regarding the N.B. Workers Benefit: Sat, 24 Feb 2024 13:04:00 -0400 Family Day message https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.02.0073.html The following message was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs in recognition of Family Day, Feb. 19. Fri, 16 Feb 2024 08:50:00 -0400 New Brunswickers can now register damage related to Jan. 10 storm surge https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.02.0053.html New Brunswickers affected by the storm surge on Jan. 10 along the province’s eastern coastline can report property damage by calling the Damage Report Line at 1-888-298-8555 or by registering online. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 13:27:00 -0400 State of the province address focuses on growth and affordability https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.01.0026.html During his annual state of the province address, Premier Blaine Higgs highlighted the province’s improved economic stability while focusing on investments made in priority areas of health care, housing, education and affordability. Thu, 25 Jan 2024 20:45:00 -0400 Low-income seniors’ supplement distributed https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.01.0022.html The $200 Low-Income Seniors’ Affordability Supplement for recipients of the 2023 Low-Income Seniors’ Benefit has been issued. Wed, 24 Jan 2024 12:16:00 -0400 Youth wellness hub initiative announced https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.01.0018.html Integrated youth wellness hubs being established around the province aim to give young New Brunswickers and their families easier access to mental health and addictions support. Fri, 19 Jan 2024 09:36:00 -0400 Bid process launched for 2029 Canada Summer Games https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.01.0016.html The provincial government and the Canada Games Council have launched the competitive bid process for the 2029 Canada Summer Games. Wed, 17 Jan 2024 11:27:00 -0400 Investment in affordable housing project in Saint John https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2024.01.0007.html The provincial, federal and municipal governments are making a combined investment of more than $7 million to build 39 affordable homes in Saint John. Thu, 11 Jan 2024 13:48:00 -0400 REVISED / New Brunswickers can now register damage related to Dec. 18-19 storm https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.12.0640.html New Brunswickers affected by the storm on Dec. 18-19 can report property damage by calling the Damage Report Line at 1-888-298-8555 or by registering online. Thu, 21 Dec 2023 15:30:00 -0400 Energy strategy released https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.12.0616.html The government has released its strategy on how to transition the province to clean energy, while ensuring affordability for New Brunswickers and economic growth. Wed, 13 Dec 2023 09:47:00 -0400 Status update on housing strategy https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.12.0608.html The provincial government has provided a six-month status update, summarizing measures taken since its housing strategy, NB Housing Strategy: Housing for All, was released in June. Thu, 07 Dec 2023 13:36:00 -0400 Capital budget focuses on maintaining infrastructure https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0587.html The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will invest $585 million in its 2024-25 capital budget. This includes $505 million for the maintenance and improvement of highways, roads and bridges, which is an increase of $28 million over the previous year’s budget. Wed, 29 Nov 2023 13:23:00 -0400 New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0573.html Five people were invested into the Order of New Brunswick by the chancellor of the order, Lt.-Gov. Brenda Murphy, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Thu, 23 Nov 2023 11:52:00 -0400 Affordability measures announced https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0565.html The provincial government is implementing affordability measures intended to help New Brunswickers facing tough financial times. Tue, 21 Nov 2023 11:24:00 -0400 New nursing home to be built in Moncton https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0557.html A new nursing home will be built in Moncton, adding 60 beds to the province’s long-term care system when it opens in the fall of 2025. Wed, 15 Nov 2023 11:15:00 -0400 Second-quarter financial results released https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0555.html The government has released second-quarter results for the 2023-24 fiscal year. Tue, 14 Nov 2023 13:20:00 -0400 Premier’s message for Remembrance Day https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0546.html The following statement was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs in recognition of Remembrance Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. Fri, 10 Nov 2023 10:13:00 -0400 New continuous glucose monitoring coverage available to diabetes patients https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0542.html The provincial government has enhanced the New Brunswick Insulin Pump Program to offer continuous glucose monitoring coverage to eligible diabetes patients. Wed, 08 Nov 2023 12:33:00 -0400 REVISED / 2023 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick announced https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.11.0541.html The names of the five new recipients who will be invested into the Order of New Brunswick were announced today. Wed, 08 Nov 2023 09:54:00 -0400 Throne speech highlights actions taken to build a stronger New Brunswick https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.10.0523.html Lt.-Gov. Brenda Murphy opened the third session of the 60th legislature today by delivering the speech from the throne on behalf of the government. Tue, 17 Oct 2023 13:32:00 -0400 REVISED / Mover and seconder named for speech from the throne https://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2023.10.0522.html The names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne were announced today. Tue, 17 Oct 2023 09:19:00 -0400 Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:00:00 -0400